He graduated in Physics at the University of Cagliari and became a certified teacher in Maths and Physics; he taught for many years at the Liceo Pacinotti in Cagliari where, in the ’70s, he set up one of the best labs of physics in any Italian secondary school. In 1983, he became the headmaster of the Liceo Scientifico Alberti in Cagliari and promoted its structural as well as its organizational improvement by encouraging innovative activities to enhance students’ development and performances.
Since 1969, he has been a member of AIF – Association for the Teaching of Physics; in 1973, he co-founded the Cagliari section of AIF and was its secretary from 1980 to 2008. He had a very active role in the association by organizing intense training programmes for teachers together with other institutions such as Provveditorato di Cagliari, Amministrazione Provinciale di Cagliari, I.R.R.S.A.E., etc.
He is the editor of “Asterischi di Fisica”, the periodical of the AIF – Cagliari section. In 1998 he retired but he has always remained deeply involved in activities related to the teaching and dissemination of scientific subjects. As a member of the Committee ScienzasocietàScienza, he has collaborated in the organization of all the events realized since 2000 by supervising, in particular, the interactive labs of Physics on issues like: Physics and Sounds, Waves, Radar Microwaves, Floats, Waves and Sails, Flash and Lightning, Electromagnetism: what a discovery!, Light Paths, Volta’s Battery, The Discovery of Radioactivity and Radioactivity Around Us.